Theatre Classes and Camps - New Conservatory Theatre Center - Theatre Education - San Francisco v ---

We’re thrilled to announce our winter and spring programs for fully-vaccinated students. Let’s get back into the performance lab and make some magic together!



Questions? Contact Conservatory Director Stephanie Temple at


*Special note on COVID safety protocols: 

  • NCTC is following the guidelines set by the CDC, the California Department of Public Health, the San Francisco Public Health Department for in-person activities.

  • All students and NCTC staff will be masked at all times, must show proof of COVID vaccination and complete health surveys and temperature checks upon entry. (Only fully vaccinated students will be allowed at NCTC.)

  • Our building at 25 Van Ness Ave. has increased sanitation schedules, a medical-grade air filtration system, and several trained COVID protocol supervisors on staff.

high school performance ensemble

High School Performance Ensemble

January 22-May 8

Create a one-of-a-kind showcase in this advanced acting class.

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Teen Acting Lab: Winter

Teen Acting Lab: Winter

Theme: Avast Ye, Pirates!
January 22-March 19

Ahoy, mateys! Join the most dastardly crew on the high seas and create a one-of-a-kind performance.

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Musical Theatre Costume Design

February 2 - 23

Working online with artist Elina Ansary in NYC, you’ll draw your own unique versions to create a costume designer’s lookbook by the end of the session.

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teen acting lab

Teen Acting Lab: Spring

Theme: Mythical Creature Characters
April 9-May 14

In this character exploration class, we’ll explore the strange and magical world of mythical creatures such as unicorns, goblins, dragons, cyclops, and even BigFoot!

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Youth Acting Lab: Spring

Youth Acting Lab: Spring

Theme: Games, Games, Games!
April 9-30

This is the super fun group class you’ve been waiting for! We’ll use games to explore our voices, make shapes with our bodies and try on silly characters.

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